Military

September 17, 2016
By:
Terri Miles

I’m heading along the 1806 in North Dakota and thinking maybe when people pass through the checkpoint, er...I mean "information point" on their way south from Bismarck along the 1806 and just north of the Sacred Stone Camp by 25 miles, they should share some information with the North Dakota Nati

June 05, 2016
By:
Steve Russell

Born and raised in the Creek Nation, which has the misfortune to be situated in the buckle of the Bible belt, I did not come to the strange land of intellectuals equipped to accept feminism easily.

September 21, 2015
By:
Steve Russell

Missed Part I? Click here.

September 18, 2015
By:
Ray Cook

Last week the United States observed another anniversary of 9/11, a date that will remain as a reminder of why the U.S. went to war. 9/11 is the new century’s Gulf of Tonkin. It is not just one day. It is now an era.

May 28, 2015
By:
Kurt Luger

Former Congressman Ernest Istook, says that the “New Indian Wars are Fought at the Casino,” [Washington Times May 21, 2015].

Why would Istook try to start new “Indian Wars?” After 200 years of genocide by the United States, enough is enough!

March 03, 2015
By:
Winona LaDuke

We must recognize that we have hit bottom and that war dehumanizes and dehumanizes us," — Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia

February 15, 2015
By:
Zoltan Grossman

By defining Iraqis as “savages,” the hit film American Sniper has drawn on a long tradition of American war fighting against tribal peoples.

January 25, 2015
By:
Mateo Romero

I was looking forward to seeing American Sniper. I took my brown Native high school-aged son to see it.

August 20, 2014
By:
Mark Rogers

I wake up panting and sweating from every pore. My body is a twitching mass of pain, as usual, and today is a 7 out of 10 day. My normal level is a 4 or 5, just a dull whole body ache that I can work through.

July 24, 2014
By:
Mark Rogers

This is the working mantra of the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA). After reading the latest report from the Office of the Inspector General, this is made blatantly clear.

July 23, 2014
By:
Larry Spotted Crow Mann

The Fourth of July has come and gone. America once again celebrated the legal separation of the Thirteen Colonies from Great Britain with fireworks, barbeques and parades.

May 23, 2014
By:
Steve Russell

I’m not here to call for Eric Shinseki’s scalp on a lance. There have been substantial improvements on his watch and his heart is with veterans. Nothing would be improved by imposing a new blood learning curve on the VA right now.

January 10, 2014
By:
Steve Russsell

The Sunday New York Times reported that Al Qaeda has taken control of the Iraqi city of Fallujah, for the first time since the U.S.

December 01, 2013
By:
Peter d'Errico

Pirates are a fascinating topic, and pirate stories have long been part of popular culture. Their daring exploits, coupled with their anarchic—and democratic—organization, provide fodder for books, movies, poems, and paintings.

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